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Arrow Season 5 finale trailer released

The CW has released the first trailer for the Arrow season five finale, featuring the return of Deathstroke, Nyssa al Ghul, and Captain Boomerang:

“The battle between Oliver and Adrian Chase (Josh Segarra) culminates in a final epic battle on Lian Yu. After recent events, Oliver decides to recruit a group of unlikely allies – Slade (guest star Manu Bennett), Nyssa (guest star Katrina Law), Merlyn (John Barrowman) and Digger Harkness (guest star Nick. E. Tarabay) – to defeat Chase. However, Chase has his own army – Black Siren (guest star Katie Cassidy), Evelyn Sharp (guest star Madison McLaughlin) and Talia al Ghul (guest star Lexa Doig) – and the forces collide in an explosive season finale.”


Slade Wilson Arrested!

San Antonio police arrested actor Manu Bennett (Arow, The Hobbit) overnight on a misdemeanor assault charge. Bennett, 45, is in San Antonio for the Alamo City Comic Con at the time of the arrest, according to multiple social media posts.

Manu Bennett Mugshot
Manu Bennett Mugshot

Bennett is an actor and director who played Azog in the popular Hobbit trilogy. Alamo City Comic Con’s website lists him as a celebrity guest.

According to a records search with the Bexar County Magistrate’s Office, Bennett is charged with assault causing bodily injury. Booking records for Bennett indicate he was taken into custody early Sunday, following a physical altercation.

A spokesperson for SAPD also said the original call came out as an “assault in progress” at the Grand Hyatt hotel downtown.

Bennett was held on $1,600 bond.

Bexar County Magistrate’s Office records show Bennett was released from jail around 1 p.m. Sunday.

The San Antonio Police Department said more details on Bennett’s arrest are not available at this time. KENS 5 will continue to post updates to this story as they become available.